In this place we will have a short biography of Reed D. Deen who was tragically lost with the rest of his B-24 bomber crew in 1944. In the meantime, some basic info is included below.
1st Lt. Reed D. Deen O-689137, Bombardier, Entered service from Sebastian County, AR.
Father: John D. Deen 10MAR67---31MAR32 Mother: Lee Ola 6MAY74---7APR65 (frequently written as Lee and Leslia)
Siblings: Deen Vera B. 7JUN94---25MAY68 Deen Olin K. 5 FEB02-- 28NOV91 Deen Knoble 25APR04--4AUG69 (Occasionally as Nobel) Delmas Deen 30SEP06--16FEB89 Helen Deen b, 1910+/- Reed D. Deen b. 1917
Before transfer to the AAF, being trained as a Bombardier and receiving an Officer's commission, Reed Deen entered the service on January 6, 1941 as an Enlistedman in the National Guard, detailed to an Artillery unit. Point of entry was most likely Ft. Smith Arkansas as it lies in Sebastian County.
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